Podcast Outsourcing
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Podcast Outsourcing

Outsource tedious Podcasting tasks. Save time and money while growing your Podcasts.
4.1 (26 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
10,405 students enrolled
Last updated 12/2015
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Remove all the drudgery and technical hurdles to Podcasting
  • Focus on creating amazing Podcast content and let the details be looked after by themselves
  • Global Outsource all Their Tasks and Projects
  • Hire expert outsourcers and freelancers
  • Understand the outsourcing services available to them
Requirements
  • How to Podcast
  • What they want their outsourcer to do
  • Have a list of specific tasks they want their outsourcer to do
  • No software is required
  • Access to the Internet in order to visit the sites mentioned in the course and do your homework
Description

Discover the power of outsourcing your Podcast production. Imagine that all you have to do is show up, record, and all the drudgery of Podcasting is handled by a highly-skilled group of freelancers and outsourcers from around the world as you sleep!

Instead of spending fruitless days picking away at your audio, never seeming to get it right, week after frustrating week, your professional sound engineer edits it and has it sounding as polished as you are in short hours. Then your transcriber turns your show into an article and blog post as your VA uploads the show onto your Podcast hosting server.

You get the highest quality at prices you can afford!

Plus you are helping people all over the world get out of poverty.

Producing Podcasts requires a wide range of skills: Audio editing, writing, uploading, finding guests and scheduling them then thanking them and a whole lot more. The problem is that each task may only take a couple hours, but:

  1. They are hours you don't have
  2. Each week when you go to do them, you start all over as you don't do them enough to really remember them from week to week.

By outsourcing you'll be able to produce your Podcasts faster and spend only a fraction of what you would have otherwise expensed in time and money.

Outsourcing your Podcast has endless possibilities - you just need to know how to apply it effectively and efficiently.

Scott Paton, the Dean of Blogonomics and Podology, has been using outsourcers for the past seven years to produce products, like his Podcasting platform, he could never have made himself, to save time and money on projects he could never have completed himself.

He shares with you the industry secrets to finding high-performing outsourcers and keeping them long term. When you finish this course, you'll be able to find quality freelancers to look after all aspects of Podcast production, so that you can focus on the most important things: Being the best Podcast host you can be!

Who this course is for:
  • Podcasters
  • Speakers
  • Authors
  • Audio and video producers
  • Bloggers
  • Online Marketers
  • Udemy Instructors
  • Podcast Producers
Course content
Expand all 22 lectures 01:38:18
+ Introduction to Outsourcing to Save Time and Money
3 lectures 19:14

How can outsourcers make your Podcasts easier and more fun? Learn how in this exciting new course!

Preview 04:27

You are an important contributor to this course, please, introduce yourself. Network with your fellow students. Participate. And ask questions.

Preview 07:50

Marc Mawhinney of Natural Born Podcasters joins us as we share a bit of Scott's history.

Preview 06:57
+ PodAssist Podcast Outsourcing
6 lectures 19:59

Outsourcing your Podcast with PodAssist. Scott talks with Matt Mawhinney about how how he helps Podcasters get their message out into the world.

Preview 06:43

How to work with an outsourcer. Matt shares how to start working with an outsourcer.

How to Work With an Outsourcer
01:33
How to Handle the Life/Work Balance
02:08

Scott and Matt discuss what makes a Podcast stand out from the crowd.

What makes for a Great Podcast
02:37

How an outsourcer can improve your Podcast through personal feedback.

How to Improve Your Podcasts
04:08

Matt talks about the importance of consistency in delivering your Podcast.

Matt's Tip For Starting a Podcast
02:50
+ UpWork Outsourcing
6 lectures 25:10

Today, Upwork is the premier platform for top companies to hire and work with the world's most talented independent professionals. We're creating a world of unmatched talent and opportunity, where global teammates who are thousands of miles apart can work together seamlessly.

Preview 03:11

Scott shows you how to find an Audio Editor on UpWork.

Audio Editing Your Episodes
05:25

A great way to multi-purpose your content is to turn your audios and videos into article, snippets and quotes. A transcriber mays this an easy option.

Transcribing Your Podcasts
03:57

If you plan to have a lot of guests on your Podcast, then a VA to set your calendar and schedule guests will save you a lot of time.

Scheduling Your Podcast Guests
04:46

How to invite top talent to work with you.

Inviting a Freelancer to Work with You
04:23

The wrap up for this section.

Summary
03:28
UpWork Quiz
1 question
+ Conclusions and Bonus Lectures
5 lectures 27:02

THe course may be done, but we are just getting started!

Next Steps
05:36
Join Our Facebook Group
1 page
Help Your Fellow Students
1 page

Take Udemy's Power Podcasters: Podcast Made Easy $147 course at a huge discount. Set up your Podcast and get everything ready to start Podcasting.

Learn To Podcast
02:39

Seth Greene joins Scott to talk about Podcast Outsourcing and getting all the dreary tasks done-for-you, plus how to write a bestseller without writing at the same time!

Bonus Lecture: Done For You Podcasting and Write a Bestseller at the Same Time W
18:47
+ [eLance Closed and is Part of UpWork] Outsourcing
2 lectures 04:53

Elance was first launched in 1999, its name inspired by a 1998 Harvard Business Review article titled "The Dawn of the E-Lance Economy". It was initially developed as a technology for supporting virtual work.

In 2006 Elance sold its enterprise software division and developed instead its current web-based platform for online, contingent work.

As of February 2013, Elance is used by approximately 500,000 businesses and 2 million registered freelance professionals, who have collectively earned nearly $850 million to date.

A merger with oDesk, another online staffing platform, was confirmed in December 2013. The deal was finalized in April 2014 and the two companies will create a resource that consists of 8 million freelancers and 2 million businesses.

Preview 00:30

Scott goes through the eLance process for hiring a freelancer.

eLance Basics
04:23
eLance
1 question